August Comparisons

I feel like this August was pretty comparable with August 2021 on the weather front. It was very hot, with some high temperatures and records broken, and very little rain. Thinking back to last year, August did actually get some lower temperatures but I think that was because the sky was blanketed in smoke that…

June Comparisons

Well, as you heard in the May comparisons post, we are having a bit of a different year this year. May was a bit cooler than last year, delaying the start of the growing season. June feels like a different month completely. This time last year we were under the insufferable heat of the heat-dome,…

May Comparisons

I completely forgot to share our May comparisons! I was about to start to June comparisons post when I realized, we did in fact do some harvesting in May…though not much. With a very cool, wet start to the growing season, we are about a month behind on everything. It will be interesting to see…

Rhubarb Drinkie Poo

When processing rhubarb, you are often left with a delicious batch of tart, brightly coloured juice. I often add it directly to smoothies, but this last batch, I decided to try something new. Meet the Green Tea Rhubarb Lemonade. Ingredients Juice from processing rhubarb (stewed) Green tea (brewed) 4 lemons Sweetener Instructions Step 1 Pour…

Rhubarb Leather

I shared the first steps in this process in my post “Rhubarb Stewie“, which made some delicious stewed rhubarb. It was more than we needed, so I continued to process some of the stewed rhubarb into the next delicious rhubarb recipe – Fruit leather! Ingredients 4 cups stewed rhubarb 1 medium ziplock back of strawberries…

Rhubarb Stewie

One of the very first things we harvest every year from our garden is rhubarb. Generally I make pies, or crumbles with the rhubarb, but I do have another few favourite recipes as well as a new one that is going to become a summer staple. Last weekend we had to take a break from…